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Poems of the First Buddhist Women

A Translation of the Therigatha (Murty Classical Library of India)

Charles Hallisey

The Therīgāthā is one of the oldest surviving literatures by women, composed more than two millennia ago and originally collected as part of the Pali canon of Buddhist scripture. These poems were written by some of the first Buddhist women--therīs--honored for their religious achievements. Through imaginative verses about truth and freedom, the wom...
Publish Date
2021-02-23T00:00:00.000Z
2021-02-23T00:00:00.000Z
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4
ISBN
9780674251359
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